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Giving up baby for adoption and husband's consent

I Am Pregnant And Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption, But I Am Married. Do I Need My Husband’s Consent To The Adoption?

Probably, but not always. In most states, including Indiana, a husband and wife have the same parental rights to a child born during the marriage or within some time, usually a year of less, of a divorce. However, Indiana adoption statutes only require the consent to adoption of husband who is a biological parent of […] Keep Reading

African American adoptions

I Have Heard That There Are Not Many Families Wanting To Adopt African-American Babies. Is That True?

Nationally fewer families express interest in adopting Black babies than White babies. However, we at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., have lots of carefully screened, loving, prospective adoptive parents who cannot wait to welcome an African-American baby into their hearts and homes. While some local adoption agencies and national adoption agencies may have few […] Keep Reading

Hoping to adopt a baby in Indiana

How Old Do I Have Be To Adopt A Newborn?

Coincidentally, this morning, we, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) received separate inquiries from our website, www.IndianaAdoption.com, from 18- and 19-year-olds, interested in adopting newborns and wanted to know if they were old enough to adopt. Indiana adoption statutes do not specify a minimum age to adopt. However, as adoption attorneys, […] Keep Reading

Give my baby up for adoption in hospital

If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Do I Have To See Or Take Care Of The Baby In The Hospital?

No. Every birth mother who places her baby up for adoption, or more correctly, makes an adoption plan for her baby, comes to peace with her decision in her own way. At Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., we will honor whatever decision you make regarding seeing and/or caring for the baby in the hospital. […] Keep Reading

THINKING ABOUT GIVING MY BABY UP FOR ADOPTION

I Am Pregnant And Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption But Do Not Want A Lot Of People To Know. Is That Possible?

Yes. When an expectant mother or birth mother contacts us, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., to help her find a loving, secure home for their unborn or recently born newborn, we do not involve any of the birth mother’s family or friends, unless she wants them involved. Having the support of family and […] Keep Reading

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